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50,000 COMMENTS SO WHAT'S THE BIG DEAL?

by a1Jim
posted 02-19-2012 11:17 PM


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waho6o9

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#1 posted 02-19-2012 11:26 PM

You’re awesome a1Jim. Your positive approach and encouragement makes for a friendly site. Congrats on your up coming 50k posts.

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#2 posted 02-19-2012 11:26 PM

Hey Jim let me be one of the first to say Congratulations on your reaching 50,000 comments!
Cu do’s !
Being friendly is why I like LJ’s
Thanks a bunch!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 02-19-2012 11:28 PM

Amen Jim. I know that your and all the other LJ’s comments on my projects have made me feel welcomed and FUELED my insane desire to become a better wood worker. Thanks and congratulations on the big 50,000!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#4 posted 02-19-2012 11:31 PM

Ah, get a life, big deal, congratulations….LOL

I think you make LJ’s a better place Jim. So, here’s to 50,000 more.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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#5 posted 02-19-2012 11:31 PM

Well that is quite a number, Jim! Congratulations on your milestone. I think it is nice that you share with others and make everyone feel welcome and like part of the group. I remember you were one of the first ones to welcome me and comment on my profile and it kept me coming back. Keep it up! Here’s to the next 50,000!

Sheila :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#6 posted 02-19-2012 11:32 PM

It is ALL the people like yourself that makes LJs such a welcoming place. 50,000 posts is a tribute to YOU being one of the most welcoming and encouraging voices here on LJs.

KUDOS to you, for all you do here!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#7 posted 02-19-2012 11:34 PM

you bet im sure its 50,000 to one lol

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"

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#8 posted 02-19-2012 11:34 PM

Congratulations! Now Get A Life! LOL

Have you thought of getting a hobby??? I hear Woodworking can be a fun & productive hobby! ROFLMAO

-- Chris, Washington The State! http://www.chris-crafts.com

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#9 posted 02-19-2012 11:35 PM

Jim, you are a very positive force on LJs. My hat is off to you, as you almost always comment on every project or posting in a positive nature.Thanks, all of the new woodworkers and old alike need may types of imput to make good choices and learn something new. I have become a much better woodworker by following the advice and ideas on this site, from all the members. Thanks Again to ALL. Bob

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#10 posted 02-19-2012 11:35 PM

who cares if one make one or 50000 :-))
but I thank you for being who you are and always make people to do the best
and if we don´t see your avatar we all start to worry a little for you :-) well some of us

cheers to the next 50 G

best thoughts
Dennis

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#11 posted 02-19-2012 11:35 PM

It is a big deal A1Jim.
I enjoy your comments.. I would miss it if you didn’t, keep going !

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#12 posted 02-19-2012 11:41 PM

Wondered why every place I stop you were there before me. LOL just thought you might be an official greeter? Some projects have no comments but many views.

People post projects to be part of this and each entry is personal. You serve them well Jimster :)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#13 posted 02-19-2012 11:42 PM

You average 40 posts a day which is incredible considering I average 40 posts a year. Enjoy your 50k.

-- http://mvflaim.wordpress.com/

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#14 posted 02-19-2012 11:42 PM

Congrats Jim, you are an asset to the site and always a nice fellow, even on your bad days…. :-)

-- To surrender a dream leaves life as it is — and not as it could be.

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#15 posted 02-19-2012 11:43 PM

Wow thanks gang your all to nice, It’s great having friends like ya’ll

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#16 posted 02-19-2012 11:44 PM

Good job Jim, and thanks!

Ya know its only going to take me another 259,357 days to get to 50,000… Let me see how old I’ll be: its 259,357 days divided by 365 plus my age … oh forget it!

-- JJ

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#17 posted 02-19-2012 11:45 PM

Congratulations Jim, how many keyboards did you wear out along the way?
I have a great deal of respect for you as a cabinet maker and carpenter with years of professional experience behind you. You always offer sound advice, there’s occasions when you post something downright funny and you’re always diplomatic and considered.
Keep on posting. How long before you hit 6 figures?

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#18 posted 02-19-2012 11:58 PM

Congrats on the big 50 Jim. I ,m grateful you are on this website with all of us. I value your input.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#19 posted 02-20-2012 12:10 AM

You were probably the first to contact me when I joined this forum and have given me lots of encouragement on my pouch business. Much appreciated!

-- Lloyd Kerry; creator of the Kerry-All Pouch, http://www.kerrywoodworking.com

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#20 posted 02-20-2012 12:13 AM

Jim Congratulations on this milestone. It’s great having you around.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#21 posted 02-20-2012 12:17 AM

As I’m lookin at this post I see you only have 3 more to go!
SO come on get to it!!

-- Doug...

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#22 posted 02-20-2012 12:18 AM

Way to go Jim!

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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#23 posted 02-20-2012 12:19 AM

Hey there Jim, congratulations on the milestone. You are an insperation to us all….shinju

-- enjoy, be well and enjoy life with all around you

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#24 posted 02-20-2012 12:31 AM

20th Feb 00:30 GMT 49,999 – he’s saving it for something special…

You should have a little whiskey and a cigar to celebrate ;-)

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#25 posted 02-20-2012 12:32 AM

Wow and I thought 1414 was a lot… congrads Jim.

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#26 posted 02-20-2012 12:37 AM

Congratulations on the post count.

I think you’re doing a great thing for Lumberjocks. When I signed up, I got messages on my profile welcoming me. This surprised me and I thought it was a robot, but it really was a user being friendly. I’ve never experienced an online forum welcome before and I’ve accounts on many different forums.

-- --Tyrone - BC, Canada "Nothing is ever perfect, we just run out of time."

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#27 posted 02-20-2012 12:41 AM

I always appreciate your comments Jim. Keep them comming.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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#28 posted 02-20-2012 12:47 AM

I’m going to throw off my usual slouch, stand up straight and salute you Jim. ‘A1’ is certainly an appropriate moniker for you. If there is anyone on this board that has contributed as ‘faithfully’ as you, I am unaware of it. As Mr. Spock might say, “Live long and prosper”.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#29 posted 02-20-2012 12:48 AM

Congratulations Jim,

I really appreciate that every project gets a comment, and most new members get welcomed. That is a real testimony to your character and friendliness.

-- My mother named me Hamilton, I have been trying to earn my nickname ever since.

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#30 posted 02-20-2012 12:50 AM

Jim you are a positive force here, and always make new members feel welcome.

All the best to you, and stick around for 50,000 more posts :-)

-- http://www.PictureTrail.com/gid6255915

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#31 posted 02-20-2012 01:00 AM

now how many posts would that be if u lived for 50000 years, anyway that is alot of info and congrats given.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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#32 posted 02-20-2012 01:17 AM

Jim, I won’t congratulate you on the 50k but I DO thank you for being who you are here on LJ. And also for the enormous amount of encouragement and help that you so freely provide.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#33 posted 02-20-2012 01:18 AM

Good job Jim, I enjoy seeing your positive comments!!!!

john

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#34 posted 02-20-2012 01:19 AM

I want to say thanks! to reaching that many posts making everyone fill welcome, and for your all of your comments on everyones projects, or blogs. Its people like you that make this site work.

-- Behind every great man is his wife with rolling eyes.

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#35 posted 02-20-2012 01:31 AM

Think how nice it would be if you gotta buck for each hit!!!
congrats!!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#36 posted 02-20-2012 01:42 AM

Hello Jim,
Positivity is just a must isn’t it? It’s people like you that make this site so much more enjoyable. All of the posts I’ve read that you make are positive & helpful. So keep on making them, you have always thought my stuff was good. So, congrats on your 50,000 posts, keep it up!
Mark

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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#37 posted 02-20-2012 01:53 AM

I don’t post much but this is my internet vice and I always look to see what you have to say.

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#38 posted 02-20-2012 01:56 AM

Congratulations Jim,
I for one have appreciated your comments on my projects.
Thanks and look forward to seeing your 100,000 post!
Martin

-- - Martin

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#39 posted 02-20-2012 01:57 AM

Who’s this Jim guy????? Don’t ever stop!!!

-- in the confusion, I mighta grabbed the gold ...

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#40 posted 02-20-2012 02:02 AM

Jim,
Thanks for making me and so many other new Lumber Jocks feel so welcome.

-- Kayvon

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#41 posted 02-20-2012 02:04 AM

You nice nice folks choke me up, Thanks so much for your kind words.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#42 posted 02-20-2012 02:33 AM

Keep up the good work, Jim. Your positive comments and generous support of everyone, especially newbies, are something special. And after all, posting 50K times is a lot more fun than being a greeter at WalMart!

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#43 posted 02-20-2012 02:37 AM

A1,
Thanks for your encouragement.
I is refreshing someone like always put in a postive word.

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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#44 posted 02-20-2012 02:48 AM

Congratulations on your 50,000 Jim, and welcome to LJ’s :)

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#45 posted 02-20-2012 02:53 AM

Way to go Jim.

Appreciate your consistent positive attitude and friendliness. People like you are what makes LJ’s a great site.

-- Joe

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#46 posted 02-20-2012 02:55 AM

Thanks, Jim!

I don’t know where you find the time, but your positive comments and extensive woodworking knowledge have been a fantastic contribution to this site.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#47 posted 02-20-2012 02:59 AM

Tell you what Jim. With you i know that at least one person will look at my humble projects and give some positive feedback.

In fact, to take a little different perspective. If a project of mine doesn’t get a comment from you then I would consider it to officially suck. :^)

-- It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. - Muhammad Ali

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#48 posted 02-20-2012 03:13 AM

I know you Jim , you are trying to become famous and to get your name in the Guinness book of World record.
Jim you are the best , you mister LJ.
I still plan on going visit you on of these days

-- Bert

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#49 posted 02-20-2012 03:18 AM

I guess it would be accurate to say that you have had a lot to say….

From what I’ve seen from my short time on the board, it’s all been positive and helpfull

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#50 posted 02-20-2012 03:24 AM

Thank you for being a positive presence here.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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